piquance

Definitions of piquance
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n a tart spicy quality

Synonyms:
nip, piquancy, piquantness, tang, tanginess, zest
Type of:
spice, spicery, spiciness
the property of being seasoned with spice and so highly flavored

n the quality of being agreeably stimulating or mentally exciting

Synonyms:
piquancy, piquantness
Type of:
quality
an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

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